training center for future policemen
community based corrections status
Unable to appreciate the nature of the charges against oneself and unable to assist one's attorney
Group that reviews the sentences of prisoners, the board of _________
theory that punishment causes people to avoid committing crime
release without bail
Latin for what comes next? Quo ______
crime punishable by prison time
place of short term confinement
order allowing search or arrest
questioning a potential witness or juror to determine qualification to serve. Voir ______
crime punishable by time in jail
go to a higher court to review the judgement
plea that results in punishment
jury finding of innocence
Warning to suspect before custodial interrogation
courtroom ____________group. Part of informal justice system
culpable mental state, mens _________
criminal act, actus ___________
Intentional killing of another human being
reckless killing of another human being
finder of fact in a non-bench trial
determiner of law
the tendency to return to a life of crime
rule that makes evidence not admissible because of police misconduct
place for felons
taking of one into custody
money posted to guarantee appearance in court
to clear from charge or accusation
to hear and settle a case
An act that violates the law
Written declaration made under oath
An assertion that must be proved with evidence
A defendant’s defense against charges
Transferring a case to a higher court for review
Hears court appeals and reviews decisions
Objecting that admits facts of an opponent’s argument that denies they sustain pleading
To call the accused to answer the charge
Someone’s specific attorney
Responsible for the case
Assessing the cause of death and examining the cadaver
Money in exchange for release of the arrested, in guarantee that they’ll come to trial
Court attendant who keeps order
Responsible of proving a charge or allegation
Facts or evidence in support of claim
Hall for trials and court
Laws of a nation dealing with rights of citizens
Summing up important arguments, after seeing evidence
Filed in court against someone, by a plaintiff
When someone is officially guilty of a crime
Someone who investigates suspicious deaths
One who gives advice on legal matters
Group of people who make decisions about legal cases, and the time when this happens
When the accused is charged and judged
System for those who commit (or are accused of) crimes
Witness is interrogated/extends testimony
Award as compensation for loss/injury, usually money
The accused party
Questioning a witness
Fair treatment of anyone in court
Anything giving information on the case(documents, testimony, items)
Document or article that is inspected; a form of evidence
Crime that is more serious than a misdemeanor
Formal charge for crime
Court order that prohibits a party of from specific action
Witnesses must leave the room when someone is appealing to the judge
One who hears and decides on court of law
Right to interpret and apply law
A jury of 12-23 people
Sits at civil and criminal cases
to provide evidence as a witness
evidence provided by a witness
a judge's decision to ignore a lawyer's objection and allow the questioning to continue
the formal finding made by a jury as to whether a defendant is guilty or innocent
a person who testifies under oath in a trial with evidence
a solemn promise to perform an act truthfully and faithfully
found guilty of a crime at the end of a trial
an attorney or lawyer
a group of people who are selected and sworn in to hear a trial and to reach a verdict based on the evidence presented to them
the jury's formal discussion and debate over what the verdict of a trial will be
person who has been accused of a crime and is on trial
questioning a witness already questioned by the opposing side
The release of a person before their trial so they don't have to wait in jail. Most of the time money will be payed to guarantee them showing up to the trial.
Prove that the person accused was somewhere else when the crime took place.
Lying on the witness stand. This can cause the witness to get charged.
Think out a plan beforehand.
A crime that is usually involving violence and you go to jail for over a year.
A person under arrest to be brought before a judge or court, especially to secure the person's release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention.
Private relations between members of the community rather than criminal, military, or religious affairs.
A system of law concerned with the punishment of those who commit crimes.
The part of English law that is derived from custom and judicial precedent rather than statutes.
When the person accused pleads guilty for a lighter sentence.
Decides lawsuits brought before the court.
Group of people selected to hear the evidence in the trial and render a verdict.
Instead of sending the accused person to prison the court releases the person into the community under monetization.
Institute legal proceedings against a person or organization.
The punishment ordered by the court for a defendant convicted of a crime.
The decision made by a judge or jury that determines the guilt or innocent of the defendant.
A person called upon from either side in a lawsuit to give a testimony before the court jury.
Court authorization to conduct a search to make an arrest.
A law passed by legislation.
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments.
The dispute point between parties in a lawsuit.
Information received by other people that cannot be confirmed (rumor).
To place a paper in the legal custody of the clerk of court to enter into its files.
Information presented in testimony that is used to persuade the judge or jury to decide the case in favor of one side or the other.
Officially tell someone that they can or must leave.
A person who has filed a petition for relief under the bankruptcy code.
A tribunal presided over by the judge in civil or criminal cases.
A judgment of guilt against a criminal defendant.
A state that does not have any evidence to prove it happened.
Property of all kinds including real and personal.